|• Total||47.17 km2 (18.21 sq mi)|
|Elevation||876 m (2,874 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2013)|
|• Density||27/km2 (69/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Bonaduz, Flims, Pfäfers (SG), Tamins, Versam|
Trin is first mentioned in the 12th Century as Turunnio.
Trin is perched on the mountain-side above the Rhine valley on the road between Domat/Ems and Flims. The village of Mulin (also in the municipality) is at the foot of the slope on the edge of the valley.
Trin has an area, as of 2006[update], of 47.2 km2 (18.2 sq mi). Of this area, 33.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 24.3% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 1.7% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (40.8%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).
The municipality is located in the Trins sub-district of the Imboden district. It consists of the villages of Trin, Digg and Mulin. Until 1943 Trin was known as Trins.
Trin has a population (as of 31 December 2013) of 1,265. As of 2008[update], 11.6% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 2.1%.
As of 2000[update], the gender distribution of the population was 50.4% male and 49.6% female. The age distribution, as of 2000[update], in Trin is; 134 people or 12.1% of the population are between 0 to 9 years old. 74 people or 6.7% are 10 to 14, and 71 people or 6.4% are 15 to 19. Of the adult population, 97 people or 8.8% of the population are between 20 to 29 years old. 179 people or 16.2% are 30 to 39, 187 people or 16.9% are 40 to 49, and 160 people or 14.4% are 50 to 59. The senior population distribution is 97 people or 8.8% of the population are between 60 to 69 years old, 63 people or 5.7% are 70 to 79, there are 38 people or 3.4% who are 80 to 89, and there are 8 people or 0.7% who are 90 to 99.
Trin has an unemployment rate of 1.62%. As of 2005[update], there were 47 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 18 businesses involved in this sector. 120 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 13 businesses in this sector. 87 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 32 businesses in this sector.
From the 2000 census[update], 251 or 22.7% are Roman Catholic, while 624 or 56.3% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there are 12 individuals (or about 1.08% of the population) who belong to the Orthodox Church, and there are 23 individuals (or about 2.08% of the population) who belong to another Christian church. There are 9 (or about 0.81% of the population) who are Islamic. There are 6 individuals (or about 0.54% of the population) who belong to another church (not listed on the census), 84 (or about 7.58% of the population) belong to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 99 individuals (or about 8.94% of the population) did not answer the question.
|Languages in Trin|
|Languages||Census 1980||Census 1990||Census 2000|
Heritage sites of national significance
Apse of the church
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 18 August 2014
- Trin in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 08-Oct-2009
- Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 23 September 2009
- Graubunden in Numbers (German) accessed 21 September 2009
- Graubunden Population Statistics (German) accessed 21 September 2009
- Swiss inventory of cultural property of national and regional significance 21.11.2008 version, (German) accessed 08-Oct-2009
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